Worn by donor's mother, Mrs. James Groves (née Jane Nugent), on October 6, 1897 at Holy Angels Church on Oakwood Boulevard in Chicago. Made by bride's sister, Sarah Nugent, who learned to sew in Ireland.
Worth, Charles Frédérick, 1825-1895 (designer); House of Worth (Firm) (designer)
Worn by Mrs. Colin Powys (Nancy Lathrop Carver Leiter) Campbell, wife of Colonel Colin Powys Campbell, mother of the donor, and daughter of Levi Zeigler Leiter, a pioneer Chicago merchant and associate of Marshall Field and Potter Palmer.
Worn by Mrs. Potter Palmer I, née Bertha Honoré, and subsequently used to decorate a Bes-Ben hat that had since been made to accommodate it. One of the medallions had also been removed and given away. It was subsequently replaced with another...
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